On June 10, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-14-19, calling for a California Master Plan for Aging. This brief provides a high-level overview of the Executive Order.
On June 10, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-14-19, calling for the development of a Master Plan for Aging, which marks a historic step forward. The governor stated this plan will serve as a blueprint for all sectors to promote healthy aging and prepare California for future demographic changes. Thoughtful development and implementation of this Master Plan will enable a more person-centered, efficient, effective service system to meet the needs of older adults and their families for today and tomorrow.
The Master Plan for Aging provides a historic opportunity to design a system that best meets the needs of older Californians of today and tomorrow. This brief describes how the state can better organize resources to meet population needs through focused, coordinated leadership and system-wide planning.
On June 10, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-14-19, calling for a California Master Plan for Aging (Master Plan). In his Executive Order, Governor Newsom outlines the broad framework for a Master Plan process, including state-level input, stakeholder engagement, and a firm deadline for completion: October 1, 2020.
On May 9, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom released the May Revision of the 2019-20 budget. The revision includes modest program changes that impact services for older adults and people with disabilities, including staff resources for the state’s Master Plan for Aging.
The integration of community-based organizations (CBOs) into health plan networks, on both a formal and informal basis, can help meet the needs of older adults with complex medical and social needs. The Blueprint for Health Plans (Executive Summary) highlights successful partnerships for delivering social services and helps identify future opportunities.